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Today, Shari Rabin, author of Jews on the Frontier: Religion and Mobility in Nineteenth Century America, talks about being introduced to Frontier Jews.
Shari Rabin is the author of Jews on the Frontier: Religion and Mobility in Nineteenth-Century America (NYU Press, 2017). She is Assistant Professor of Jewish Studies and Director of the Pearlstine/Lipov Center for Southern Jewish Culture at the College of Charleston. She is a historian of American religions and modern Judaism, specializing in the nineteenth century.